Civil War Pharmacy: a History of Drugs, Drug Supply and Provision, and Therapeutics for the Union and Confederacy

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Abstract

  • The first comprehensive examination of pharmaceutical practice and drug provision during the Civil War. This book examines the drugs that were used, who provided and prepared them, and how they were supplied--by both the Union and Confederacy--during the Civil War. In addition, six appendices cover items ranging from that era's Standard Supply Table to a Materia Medica for the South to common prescriptions and basic syrups.